New York Times, Monday, June 1, 1998

Author: Evie Eysenburg
Editor: Will Shortz
Evie Eysenburg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {VXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Eysenburg. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Total : SUM
4. Castle protector : MOAT
8. Sipper's aid : STRAW
13. "___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
14. Open, as a gate : UNBAR
16. Rapid-fire : QUICK
17. Beavers' project : DAM
18. Former Bangkok-based grp. : SEATO
19. Yens : URGES
20. Question of understanding, to a Spanish count? : UNOWHATIMEAN
23. Undemanding, as a job : CUSHY
24. Recede : EBB
25. "___ girl watcher" (1968 song lyric) : IMA
28. Actor Morales : ESAI
29. Plant again : RESOW
32. Boast : BRAG
33. "The Old Wives' Tale" dramatist George : PEELE
35. "Ars Poetica" poet : HORACE
37. What a doctor prescribes, to a Spanish count? : DOSOFMEDICINE
40. Lacking interest : JEJUNE
41. "Same here" : DITTO
42. Harvest : REAP
43. Important element of rap lyrics : RHYME
45. Where baby sleeps : CRIB
49. ___ Lanka : SRI
50. Coffee alternative : TEA
51. Alan Ladd western : SHANE
52. Minute nutritional components, to a Spanish count? : TRESELEMENTS
56. House V.I.P. Dick : ARMEY
59. Cease-fire : TRUCE
60. Cause for a Band-Aid : CUT
61. Perjurers : LIARS
62. Swashbuckling Flynn : ERROL
63. Word repeated in "takes ___ to know ___" : ONE
64. Slight contamination : TAINT
65. Mailed : SENT
66. Bloodshot : RED
1. Tempt : SEDUCE
2. Planet beyond Saturn : URANUS
3. Brunch drink : MIMOSA
4. Like cooked oatmeal : MUSHY
5. Prime draft classification : ONEA
6. Blind as ___ : ABAT
7. Jacques of French cinema : TATI
8. Edible pigeon : SQUAB
9. Swirl : TURN
10. Trucker's truck : RIG
11. Serve that zings : ACE
12. Divs. of months : WKS
15. He was asked "Wherefore art thou?" : ROMEO
21. Creates quickly : WHIPSUP
22. "Charlotte's Web" author : EBWHITE
25. Shah's land, once : IRAN
26. Anti-attacker spray : MACE
27. "___ before beauty" : AGE
29. "Foul!" caller : REFEREE
30. Shade provider : ELM
31. Rundown : SEEDY
32. Sweet roll : BRIOCHE
34. Long, long time : EON
36. World Series mo. : OCT
37. Stags and does : DEER
38. Town east of Santa Barbara : OJAI
39. Barely lit : DIM
40. P.S.A.T. takers : JRS
44. Swiftness : HASTE
46. Ill will : RANCOR
47. What musical instruments should be : INTUNE
48. Defeated : BESTED
50. Rendezvous : TRYST
51. Relative of the salmon : SMELT
52. Graceful aquatic bird : TERN
53. Goes astray : ERRS
54. Tempt : LURE
55. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
56. Not the main route: Abbr. : ALT
57. Narrow inlet : RIA
58. ___ tai : MAI

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